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Sam Clovis on Tax Reform

 


Repeal the 16th Amendment; replace IRS with FairTax

Q: Do you support or oppose the statement, "Higher taxes on the wealthy"?

A: Move to a FairTax so everyone has skin in the game. Repeal the 16th Amendment and get rid of the IRS. The Fair Tax ensures that those who are wealthiest will pay the most taxes.

Source: E-mail interview for 2014 Senate race with OnTheIssues.org , Jan 24, 2014

Transition from personal income tax system to a FairTax

If elected, I would propose and advocate for a transition from the current personal income tax system to a Fair Tax. The Fair Tax is a national sales tax that taxes consumption, not production. I have examined the numbers and am satisfied that this system would provide a robust revenue stream that would incent Members of Congress to ensure that the economy stayed on sound footing. The stronger the economy, the more revenue comes into the federal coffers.
Source: 2014 Senate campaign website, Iowans4SamClovis.com, "Issues" , Nov 11, 2013

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